Coronavirus update: In light of the current circumstances please note that the planning department is "open as normal". Please see full update below and our FAQs page.
The Planning web pages comprise the following sections:
- Do you need Planning Permission?
- The Planning Application Process
- Making an Application
- Search and Comment on Planning Applications
- Enforcement: Reporting unauthorised works
- Planning Policy
- Community Infrastructure Levy
- Planning - Contact Us
- Customer Service Charters & Performance
- How we process your personal data
Planning Constraint Checker:
Use the Interactive Policies Map 2014 to ascertain what planning policies affect a particular property or area of land within the District.
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Coronavirus update: 24/06/2020
The department is open for business and all delegated applications are being validated, assessed and determined as normal, wherever possible. Timescales on applications are therefore unaffected unless an extension of time has been agreed between parties or an application has been called into a Planning Committee (see below for further information).
Further, all comments in relation to live planning applications must be submitted via Planning Online or by email to the above address. Should you have any questions please speak to the relevant Case Officer.
From Monday 19th August 2019 a fee of £96 has been introduced for the prior approval application required for larger home extensions under Schedule 2, Part 1, Class A of the General Permitted Development Order 2015 (as amended). For more information on the fee change please click here.
Affordable Housing requirement upheld at appeal:
The Council have recently been successful at appeal in defending the application of Policy CP4 (Affordable Housing) of the Core Strategy. Additionally, another recent appeal also supported the Council's view that all schemes involving a net gain should be required (subject to viability) to contribute towards affordable housing.
For more information on the above and to read the recent appeal decisions please click here.
For all the latest planning news at national level please view the following websites:
For all the latest planning news including previous updates concerning changes at District level please view Planning News.
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